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Public Events, Exhibitions, Press and Publications

2016 The Art of the Book, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, June 17-July 27
  Kitty Hawk Gallery, Sebastopol, North Bay Letterpress Art Show June 4-July 26, 2016
  Upcoming Public Mural and Federal Grant at The Dream Center of Santa Rosa, SAY Youth Organization
  Nichols Gallery, Mendocino Art Center, April-May 2016
  Sometimes Books, April –June, 2016
  Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Members Exhibition, 2016
2015 Sometimes Books, Autumn, October-November, 2015
  Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, Santa Rosa, Ca. “A Day of Innovation”, Adventures in Printmaking with Jami Taback, Museum Educator
  Library Thoughts-5
MAMU Gallery, Budapest, Hungary June/July 2015
Jokai Klub, Budapest, Hungary Aug. /Sept. 2015
  Graton Gallery, Flowers of Fire, November 2014
  Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Steamroller Print Festival, 2014, 2015
 
Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, Santa Rosa, Ca., “A Day of Innovation”, Adventures in Printmaking with Jami Taback
 
Library Thoughts-5
MAMU Gallery, Budapest, Hungary June/July 2015
Jokai Klub, Budapest, Hungary Aug./Sept. 2015
 2012
Pressing Matters, Pacific Art League, Curator: Valerie Wade, Director of Crown Point Press, San Francisco, Nov. 2-29, 2012
Library Thoughts - Curator: Beata Szechy - HMC, Istvan Sziranyi -president of the Hungarian BookArt Association,  “Storm Warning: A Very Very Short Story by Jami Taback”,  Budapest, Hungary, August 24-September 28
 
Cleveland’s Festival of Creativity and Innovation, September 14-16
 
The Artist Showcase Publication, Summer 2012
Adventures in Printmaking with Jami Taback, Boxing Lesson Paintings (exchange program)
 
“Vision, Passion and Purpose: Artists as World Changers", Written by Renee Phillips
 
Red Dot Miami, Dec 5-9
 
Red Dot NYC, May 3-6, SoHo
 
Stone Voices 2012 Spring Edition, “Tug of War”, Monoprints
 2009-2011
The Lowell School, Flushing, Queens, NY Adventures in Printmaking, “Gems and Crystals” and “Fireworks” as subject
 
Leading Edge Parenting.com with Sandi Schwartz, Talk Radio-Live, 1 Hour Interview
 
SCO Genovese Family Life Center, Jamaica, Queens, NY, Adventures in Printmaking, Hip Hop, Graffiti & Tags”                     
 
Public Mural Installation, Woodward Children’s Center, Freeport, LI, NY
 
Climate/Gallery, Long Island City, New York, Paint!
 
Climate/Gallery, Long Island City, New York, Never Think small
 
Essential Music & Art Exhibit Chelsea, New York City, Curator: Ellie Colon
2008
Woodward Children’s Center, Adventures in Printmaking
P.A.L., Police Athletic League, Yonkers, New York, GALA Luncheon and Benefit Fundraising for After School Programs, “You Can Make It Happen”
Television Interview with Lisa Durdan, New Jersey, ‘Artist to the Boxing Community’, 6th Annual C.O.M.B.A.T.T. Awards & Dinner Celebration at The Robert Treat Hotel
1974-2001
Founded and Operated Talk Art, Inc., a private art history lecturing service

Solo Exhibitions

2007
Berkeley College, “Flowers of Fire”, NYC, NY
2004
Ceres Gallery, “Woman World”, Chelsea, NY

Group Exhibitions

2008
American Society of Contemporary Artists, The Broome Street Gallery, SoHo, New York
2007
Center for the Arts Evergreen, Evergreen, Colorado, Exploration, a Twenty-First Century Art Exhibit, Invitational
Cal Poly, Ca., W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery, Ink and Clay 33,
Curators: Kathleen Howe, Director Pomona College Museum of Art; Kirk Delman, The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery
Keki Gallery, Budapest, Hungary “Signals from/about Central Europe II”, Works from the Baltonfured/Csopak International Artists Residencies 1996-2006
2006
Berkeley Gallery, Berkeley College, White Plains, NY
Ceres Gallery, “Soulful Expressions of Beauty”, New York
Unitarian Universalist Congregation, “My Favorite”, Shelter Rock, New York
Synagogue for the Arts, ASCA, “Creativity: The Artist’s Journey”, NYC, NY
Broome Street Gallery, “The Best Of ASCA, 2006”, NYC, NY.
Curated by: Charlotta Kotik, Curator of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum; Jeffrey Wechsler, Sr. Curator, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers Univ., N.J.; George Billis, Director George Billis Gallery, NYC
2005
Ernst Museum, “Long Night in Budapest”, Hungarian Multicultural Center, Artist-in-Residence, Budapest, Hungary, Curator: Ibolya Kenyeres and Erzsebet Tatai, Art Historian, Beata Szechy, Speaker
 
Arad Biennale, Museum of Art of Romanian, Arad, Romania, Painting Award
 
Office of the Manhattan Borough President, American Society of Contemporary Artists 4th Place Painting Prize
2004
Group VirtuArt, International Exposition, Granollers-Barcelona, Spain
 
Iona College, Invitational, “Driven to Abstraction,” New Rochelle, NY
 
Wisconsin State University, “Women in the Middle: Borders, Barriers”
 
“Pressed and Pulled”, Fort Tilden, New York
 
Manhattan Arts International, “Herstory”, Artist Showcase Award, NYC
 
Pen & Brush, NYC, New York
 
Ceres Gallery, “Constellations”, Chelsea, NYC, NY
 
Broome Street Gallery, ASCA 86th Annual Exhibit, SoHo, NYC, NY
2003
The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, Mid-Atlantic Exhibit, New Castle, PA.
Juror: Elizabeth Thomas, Asst. Curator of Contemporary Art at the Carnegie Museum of Art
 
Women’s Studio Center, “Vertical Peace”, L.I.C., NY
 
Pen & Brush, Annual Mixed-Media & New Media Exhibition, NYC, NY
  Williamsburg Art & Historical Society, "Members Salon Exhibition" , Brooklyn, NY
 
Pen & Brush, “Evolution of the Artist”, NYC, NY
 
Manhattan Arts International, “Healing”, NYC, NY
 
Manhattan Arts International, “20th Anniversary”, NYC, NY
 
Williamsburg Art & Historical Society, “Brave Destiny”, Brooklyn, NY
 
The Broome Street Gallery, “ASCA 85th Annual Exhibition, SoHo,   NYC
 
“The Secret Club Project”, Northampton, Mass.
2002
New Century Artist’s Gallery, “Members Exhibition”, Chelsea, NYC
 
Pen & Brush, “Non-Members Exhibition”, NYC
 
Strathmore Paper Artist’s Award
 
Women’s Studio Center, ‘Members Exhibition’, Long Island City, NY
 
Sperone-Westwater Gallery, ‘Postcards from the Edge’, Chelsea, NYC
 
Manhattan Arts International, “I Love Manhattan”, Award Of Excellence
 
Manhattan Arts International, “Herstory”, Artist Showcase Award, NYC
 
BQE Gallery, “Artist’s Supporting Artist’s”, Williamsburg, NY
 
New Century Artists Gallery, “New Members”, Chelsea, NY
 
Shelter Rock Gallery, “Scapes: Three Artists” Shelter Rock, NY
 
Williamsburg Art & Historical Society, “Members Exhibition”, NY
2001
Wisser Memorial Library, "Women: Dead or Alive," New York Institute of Technology, NY
East End Arts & Humanities Council, "Think Ink." Riverhead, NY
2000
Artist Space, "Night of 1000 Drawings," SoHo, NY
1990
Midge Karr Art Center, New York Institute of Technology, Greenvale,NY
1988
Discovery Art Gallery, Locust Valley, NY
1986
"America the Beautiful", The National Americana Museum, Yorktown,Va.
1983
Art and Design Gallery, SoHo, NY
1982
Nassau County Fine Arts Museum, Roslyn Harbor, NY
1981
Felice Cole Gallery, South Hampton, NY
1979
"Ruth Leaf Studio Exhibition", Veridian Gallery, NYC
1978
"Ruth Leaf Studio Exhibition", Veridian Gallery, NYC
Lakeville Art Gallery, Glen Cove, NY
1976
Harkness Gallery, NYC

Honors & Awards

2007
COGAP - Member of Coast Guard Artist Program, Ft. Wadsworth, Staten Island, NY
2005
Museum of Art of Romania, AradBiennale, 4th Prize in Painting
2003
The Broome Street Gallery, ASCA 85th Annual Exhibition,
Nancy Ranson Award
2002
Pen and Brush, NYC, “Strathmore Paper Artist’s Award”, Non-Members Exhibition
Jurors: Robert Cenedella, Art Students League Catherine Redmond, painter
 
Manhattan Arts International, NYC, “ I Love Manhattan”,
Jurors: Ed Rubin, Journalist
Renee Phillips, Award of Excellence
 
Manhattan Arts International, Herstory, Jurors: Donna Cameron, Renee Phillips, NYC, Artist Showcase Award
1986
Best Composition, "America the Beautiful, The National Americana Museum, Yorktown, Va. Juror: Allen W. Finger, Director
1979
Long Island Lithographic Award, Rockville Centre Library, Rockville, Centre, NY
Jurors: Dan Welden, printmaker Helen Harrison, art critic, The *New York Times

Collections

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC
Colby-Sawyer College, New London, New Hampshire
Dowling State College, Oakdale, NY
IBM Corporation, NYC
International Museum of South Africa, Johannesburg, SA
Knights of Malta, Island of Malta
Museum of Industrial Design, NYC
National Americana Museum, Yorktown Va.
Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, SA
St. Johns University, Jamaica, NY
United Jewish Appeal, Benefit Auction, Oceanside, NY
Xerox Corporation, Toronto, NY

Selected Reviews

The Queens Courier, “Special Printmaking Workshops for Kids”, March 20, 2009, written by  Jessica Lyons,  “Star of Queens”
“Transcending Childhood Pain through the ArtsLeading Edge Parenting with Sandi Schwartz, April 1, 2009
The Queens Courier, “Hooked on Art from Birth”, January, 13, 2009, written by Jessica Lyons
Newsday, “School that Channels Fireworks”, November, 17, 2008 written by Kati Grey
Queens Ledger, “On the Record with Jami Taback”, October 16, 2008, written by Jessica Lyons
Columbia School of Journalism Radio Interview, 2007, Women Artist’s-Women’s History Month
Chicago Art News, Artrepreneurs with Renee Philips, Manhattan International, 2006, American Society of Contemporary Artists, 2006                                                                      
Gallery & Studio, Surveying Postmodern Abstraction at Iona College, Nov-Dec 2004/Jan 2005
New Jersey Tribune, Asbury Park Press, Rutger’s University, “Jami Taback Exhibits, ‘Woman World’ ”, Bill Canacci, October 10, 2004
 Jane Shapiro, "Jami Taback: Tripping out on art", THE HERALD, December 7, 1995
Newsday, Karin Lipson, "Abstract Offerings in "Larger Prints"",  June 15, 1990
The New York Times”, Phyllis Braff, "Prints Capture Season", December 21, 1986

Art Related Activities

California Society of Printmakers
North Bay Letterpress Arts, Sebastopol, CA.
Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Founding Director of TalkArt, Inc. Plans and organizes subscription series of art lectures to private groups in and around the New York area. Negotiates with museums, galleries, foundations, public and private collections with full lecturing privileges.
“Adventures in Printmaking” a program brought to Alternative Schools, enabling children to discover the artist inside of them.
Member of The Chamber of Commerce of Greater New York

Education

1984
New York University, NYC, Krishna Reddy
1976-80
Ruth Leaf Studio, Douglaston, NY
1971-73
C.W. Post College, Greenvale, NY

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